I published the following article this week on The Essential Edge and its partner Swiss-based English newspaper, Le News. It serves to illustrate the urgent need for international organizations, including UN agencies, to make a greater effort to be accountable, particularly if they claim to be acting in the public interest. The world football assocation, FIFA, certainly forgot…Continue
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[This article was first published in the World Section of the Huffington Post on 14 July 2015].
By Jesica L. Santos*
14 July 2015
On 22 April 2015, the Transitional Council in the…Continue
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Be part of a global team!
Volunteer on the front lines! Share your days collaborating with passionate local youth, organizations and industry to overcome youth unemployment and sustainable livelihoods, one of the greatest challenges of our time.
EQWIP HUBs is seeking 50 experienced young Canadians in July and August to take part in an 8 month professional experience at one of 17 youth innovation spaces as funded by…Continue
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Small farm holders in the developing world face similar struggles as they often have to purchase seeds and fertilizers in one large payment to improve their harvest. MyAgro, provides an innovative alternative to farmers, eliminating the need for banks and placing financial decision-making in the hands of small farm holders.…Continue
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Please find attached a report that has just been produced as part of our ESRC-funded…Continue
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MasterPeace sets new standards for Peace efforts worldwide.
The Unifying Concert in Amsterdam, broadcast across 4 continents, features top artists from conflict areas sending the world a message of peace.
Syrian diva Assala to be given Peace Award and confirmed to perform at Ziggo Dome.
MasterPeace, the award-winning peace movement, celebrates the International Day of Peace with 55 events in…Continue
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For my final project for TC105: Mobiles for International Development, I decided to interview Amy Sweeney of …Continue
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As more and more nations demand and attempt to enjoy the benefits of today’s globalized economy and community, international development is a field which will only grow larger and become more difficult to understand. Integral to the success of any international development project are growing good relationships and a deep understanding of how all-encompassing development and its effects can be.…Continue
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‘One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things’ ~ Henry Miller
Are you an international looking to volunteer, intern, work or do research in Kenya? In this article are some tips that you may find useful when navigating through that…Continue
International Peacebuilders' Forum
11-12 août 2014
Caux (Montreux), Switzerland
The International Peace-Builders’ Forum (IPF) is a unique and publicly accessible opportunity for…Continue
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Who ever thought social media could be an International Peacebuilder?
Like many I had used social media as tool for keeping in contact with friends, however over the last few years I've come to see its use in a new light and have experienced the great opportunity it provides to create peace in some of the most hostile of locations.
So what is social media? well it can be described as “websites and applications…Continue
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Twenty years ago today the world stood by while 1 million Tutsis we slaughtered in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. Then, the world pledged those famous words—never again, the same words spoken after the Jewish Holocaust. Here we are twenty years later and the words never again seem to carry little weight. Our international system continues to value state sovereignty over humanitarian intervention and while its does, we continue to have spurs of genocide like that in the Darfur…Continue
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Subject: EIUC training seminar for International Electoral Observers
Summary: EIUC has developed two modules of three days each aiming at providing training to civilian staff in election observation missions at the first steps of their career (i.e. short term observers). Selected applicants will be allowed to become aware of the role, the tasks and the status of…
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In September I was asked by the Red Elephant Foundation to write about my peacebuilding and advocacy work and my ambition to help Afghans bring peace to their country. Here is my frank peace talk entitled “Building…Continue
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